Yesterday’s WSJ (subscription required) reported that Yahoo’s CEO, Terry Semel, hinted of a slowdown in search ad revenue growth. Significant news – search ad revenue growth has always been on the incline. His statement preceded a 12% drop in the stock price for YHOO (rival GOOG took a hit as well, dipping the price blow (more…)
Living in Boxes: China’s Trade Deficit = Affordable Housing Solutions
The rapidly rising U.S. trade deficit with China has caused some US entrepreneurial homebuilders to “think outside the box”. Or rather – think “using the box”.
Can Nissan & Renault Save the Troubled GM?
Renault saved Nissan in 1999. The partnership now boasts the highest profit margins in the industry. GM took a $10.6 billion plunge last year. Can the powerhouse French / Japanese duo rescue the US’s largest auto maker?
If Housing Prices Stopped Rising
According to the latest stats, American home prices are still on the rise – in most major markets across the nation.
The National Association of Realtors published a median increase of 4.2% from 1/06 to 4/06. Compare this figure to the published 16.6% last year.
Although prices appear to be leveling off, many economists don’t predict a sour turn for the worst.